New Health Search Engines: Healia And Kosmix

Pandia Search Engine News blog has a nice review review of two new vertical search engines for health information: Healia and Kosmix

Here is a short summary:

Healia

* info comes from 8000 sites
* results could be vertically limited to causes, risks, symptoms, diagnosis, tests and treatment.
* there is additional results limitation by females, males, basic or advanced reading, etc

Kosmix

*info comes from entire web ( journals and blogs too) and selected sites
*results could be vertically limited to ones with basic info, or causes, symptoms, treatments
* there is a special section for alternative medicine, diet, nutrition and fitness
*users can propose sites to be added to the engine

Pandia also gives you a list with alternative search engines.

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